Broncos Backup QB Chad Kelly Arrested

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Denver Broncos quarterback Chad Kelly. (Photo: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with 1st Degree Criminal Trespass in Englewood, Colorado.

The incident occurred in the 3200 block of South Lincoln Street.

The Broncos released a statement late Tuesday morning.

 “We are disappointed that Chad Kelly was arrested early this morning. Our organization has been in contact with Chad, and we are in the process of gathering more information.”

Kelly was booked into the Arapahoe County Jail. He appeared in court at 9:30 Tuesday morning and was represented by a public defender.

Kelly was the team's 7th-round draft pick out of the University of Mississippi in 2017.

He was also arrested in December of 2014 in Buffalo, New York for trying to fight nightclub bouncers.

Earlier in 2014 Kelly was dismissed from the Clemson University football team for detrimental conduct.

Broncos President of Football Operations and GM John Elway spoke with KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan Tuesday afternoon on Orange & Blue 760. He first spoke about the arrest of backup quarterback Chad Kelly and then the Halloween party.


The full arrest affadavit from the Englewood Police Department.

Chad Kelly arrest affadavit 10-23-18
Chad Kelly mugshot 10-23-18
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